Scott County, Arkansas Population 2024

9,825

Scott County, Arkansas's estimated 2024 population is 9,825 with a growth rate of 0.1% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Scott County, Arkansas is the 61st largest county in Arkansas. The 2010 population was 11,251 and has seen a growth of -12.67% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20299,875100.1%
20289,865100.1%
20279,855100.1%
20269,845100.1%
20259,835100.1%
20249,825100.1%
20239,815100.1%
20229,805100.1%
20219,795-33-0.34%
20209,828-389-3.81%
201910,217-71-0.69%
201810,288-72-0.69%
201710,360420.41%
201610,318-220-2.09%
201510,538-125-1.17%
201410,663-245-2.25%
201310,908-99-0.9%
201211,007-234-2.08%
201111,241-10-0.09%
201011,251
199010,2055205.37%
19809,6851,47818.01%
19708,20791012.47%
19607,297-2,760-27.44%
195010,057-3,243-24.38%
194013,3001,49712.68%
193011,803-1,429-10.8%
192013,232-1,070-7.48%
191014,3021,1198.49%
190013,1835484.34%
189012,6353,46137.73%
18809,1741,69122.6%
18707,4832,33845.44%
18605,1452,06266.88%
18503,0831,38982%
18401,694-8,181-82.85%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.1% (10)
County Seat
2010 Population
11,251
Area
892 mi²
Density
11 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-12.67% (-1,426)
Founded
November 5, 1833

Scott County, Arkansas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White8,42685.36%
Two or more races7467.56%
Other race4624.68%
Black or African American1191.21%
Asian630.64%
Native American500.51%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander50.05%
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Scott County, Arkansas Population by Race

Scott County, Arkansas Population Pyramid 2024

Scott County, Arkansas Median Age

42.8

Total

38.6

Male

47.1

Female

Scott County, Arkansas Adults

There are 7,578 adults, (2,054 of whom are seniors) in Scott County, Arkansas.

Scott County, Arkansas Age Dependency

78.7

Age Dependency Ratio

37.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Scott County, Arkansas Sex Ratio

Female4,66647.27%
Male5,20552.73%

Scott County, Arkansas Population by Age

Scott County, Arkansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,9012.5174.325.7
Married2,2082.918020
Non Family1,2301.1265.634.4
Female2894.5465.134.9
Male1743.8877.622.4
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3.11

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

74.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Scott County, Arkansas Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Scott County, Arkansas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Scott County, Arkansas Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 84.13%.

Scott County, Arkansas Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$31,811

Average Earnings

$34,974

Average Male

$27,331

Average Female

Scott County, Arkansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Scott County, Arkansas Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Scott County, Arkansas Language

94.12% of Scott County, Arkansas residents speak only English, while 5.88% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.05% of the population.

Scott County, Arkansas Language

Scott County, Arkansas Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White8,1501,64920.23%
Multiple746182.41%
Native501020%
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17.13%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.03%

Male Poverty Rate

19.46%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Scott County, Arkansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Scott County, Arkansas is White, with 20.23% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Scott County, Arkansas is Multiple, with 2.41% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.73%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.27%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.19%.

Scott County, Arkansas Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.21%
Some College17.19%
High School14.41%
Bachelors or Greater3.35%
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Scott County, Arkansas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed57.84%
Female Unemployed24.66%
Female Employed11.67%
Male Employed5.74%
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Scott County, Arkansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Scott County, Arkansas Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Scott County, Arkansas Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

60.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.7%

Male Marriage Rate

59.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Scott County, Arkansas Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Scott County, Arkansas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Scott County, Arkansas Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Scott County, Arkansas Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

486

Number of Veterans

470

Male Veterans

16

Female Veterans

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Scott County, Arkansas Veterans by War

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Scott County, Arkansas Veterans by Age

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Scott County, Arkansas Veterans by Race

Scott County, Arkansas Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.85%

Veteran Poverty Rate

49.34%

Veteran Disability Rate

Scott County, Arkansas Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

55.3%

Labor Force Participation

52.1%

Employment Rate

5.7%

Unemployment Rate

Scott County, Arkansas Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Scott County, Arkansas Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Scott County, Arkansas Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

64.41%

Born in Scott County, Arkansas

96.78%

Native Born

3.22%

Foreign Born

1.03%

Non Citizen

2.19%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.78% of Scott County, Arkansas residents were born in the United States, with 64.41% having been born in Arkansas. 1.03% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Scott County, Arkansas Place of Birth

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